Opioid prescribing declined for both chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) and cancer pain between 2012 and 2019.
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An intervention that involves preoperative patient education and smaller prescription quantity successfully reduces opioid use while maintaining pain control following posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
For acute renal colic, acupuncture as an adjunct to intramuscular injection of diclofenac sodium may accelerate pain relief.
Clinical manifestations of monkeypox include mucocutaneous lesions in all patients and systemic features in most patients, which can develop before or after mucocutaneous manifestations.
The pooled prevalence of any tinnitus is 14.4%.
Gout flares seem to be associated with a transient increase in the risk for cardiovascular events.
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More than half of young adults aged 18 to 34 years report having at least 1 chronic condition..
The incidence rate and risk for COVID-19 infection from the original SARS-CoV-2 variant were significantly greater in US adolescents and youth than in older adults.